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The NHS seems to think the entire country bar Addis Ababa is a high Malaria zone. The US State Department's website for Ethiopia under health states: Malaria is prevalent in Ethiopia outside of the highland areas excluding Addis Ababa. Extremely high malaria transmission occurs throughout the year below 2,000 m (6,600 ft). Altitudes between 2,000 m ...


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Some research papers suggest that Anopheles mosquitoes can be found quite high indeed, even above 2000 m above the sea so altitude does not appear to be the sole factor protecting Addis Ababa. Official advice (e.g. from the CDC in the US or Institut Pasteur in France) indicates that malaria transmission happens throughout the country except in Addis Ababa ...


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Although the import* of food for private use or consumption is permitted in principle in Germany, meat, milk and dairy products must meet the same veterinary requirements as those applying to commercial imports. Quoted from source [2]: This means that travellers who are carrying such products may only enter the European Union through those points of ...


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If eligible for VWP then Yes: see under Tourism on the U.S. State Department Visa Waiver Program page, as well as a more detailed Visitor Visas: Business and Pleasure flyer (emphasis added): Pleasure, Tourism, Medical Treatment - Visitor Visas (B-2) If the purpose of the planned travel is recreational in nature, including tourism, visiting friends or ...


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You likely will be able to find good dental clinics in Kuala Lumpur, but I have no firsthand experience. Thailand does have good dental services, reasonable pricing and properly trained dentists and dental surgeons. Quite a large number of folks come to Thailand specifically for dental work such as implants, crowns, etc. But also for general cleanings and ...


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There is no malaria in Addis Ababa at all it is dry for the mosquito to survive. They need rather wet and dampy places. Also it is relatively colder than the other areas they seem to spread.In all the regions in the country where malaria may be found there are hotels with bed covers.


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The nasty side effects are more likely from mefloquine than from atovaquone/proguanil or doxycycline. Given "trekking" you should definitely take prophylaxis - and be sure to start the course before you arrive in Myanmar. I (no doctor!) would advise against mefloquine, though that is cheaper. The side effects can be nasty (in my case vision quite badly ...


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Everyone knows it is the Philippines! I personally know a dozen people who been just for the dental care. Prices are acceptable (at least compared to my home country) and results are good.


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Apart from all the useful information given in the answers above, you can carry a pack of Adult diapers. (http://www.healthkart.com/personal-care/elderly-care/adult-diapers?navKey=SCT-pc-dia). A friend of mine had a similar situation about 8 years back when we didnt have these diapers available at ease so he had to just use a largest baby one, somehow and ...


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No. Travellers are not in general allowed to bring in meat, milk or their products, unless they are coming with less than 10 kilograms of meat, milk or their products from Croatia, the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, or Iceland. (EUROPA: Trade and Imports of Animal Products - Introduction of personal consignments) To untangle this a bit: Travellers are ...



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